Egypt

April 8, 2004

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18,094,555 voters are going to the polls on Thursday to elect their 8th president of Algeria since independence. Voters are to choose between Louisa H

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Despite the fierce criticism campaign young Egyptian singer Ruby is facing currently, she has been nominated among a large list of singer to compete at the Arab Music Festival in Dubai taking place in

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Egyptian actress Yusra is currently in the process of preparing for her role in the new film “Kalam Fil Hub” (Love Talk) alongside Egyptian actors Hisham Salim and Hanan Turk

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UAE singer Ahlam has just delivered her first newborn baby girl this week in Qatar, in the company of her husband Mubarak Al Hajiri

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Egypt's Orascom Construction Industries has announced plans to acquire Brussel-based Societe Belge des Betons, an industrial group of companies. The agreement covers more than 50 percent of SBB shares

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The North Africa Enterprise Development (NAED), a regional small and medium enterprise business development facility program managed by the International Finance Corporation (IFC), recently convened a

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UK clothing, footwear and homeware retailer Peacocks has recently opened its first store in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) at Lamcy Plaza.   The brand has been brought to the UAE by the Alshaya Group,

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The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) has announced the establishment of the Egyptian Business Council, which will be operating under its umbrella along with the 22 other business councils

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Diners Club United Arab Emirates (UAE) has entered into an agreement with National Bank of Dubai (NBD) to offer Diners Club cardholders an increased level of service by raising its number of network t

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Australia's monopoly wheat exporter AWB has sold to date 2.1 million tons of Australian wheat to Egypt from the 2003/04 AWB National Pool. The sales are worth approximately $500 million, represent the

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The European Commission welcomed the free trade agreement signed April 7 in Ankara between Morocco and Turkey. The agreement is a significant stepping stone towards the conclusion of the Euro-Mediterr

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The European Commission has given its approval for €140.79 million of development spending for Morocco, Egypt and Jordan. Operations will be carried out under the Meda Program's 2003 National Financin

April 7, 2004

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Ahmad Zaki, who is being treated for lung cancer, is still trying to fulfill his ambition of portraying the lives of Egyptian prominent figures in films, like the famous late Egyptian singer Abdul Hal

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Director Saeed al-Marooq revealed that the omission of many scenes from Najwa Karama’s latest music video were scenes that actually shed light on Lebanese citizens' daily life and in turn lost the tru

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Saudi Prince Al-Waleed Bin Talal, chairman of Kingdom Holding Company, received Istvan Tolli, the new ambassador of Hungary to Saudi Arabia.    The two discussed bilateral relations between Saudi Ara